Adobe Security Bulletin
Security Updates Available for Adobe Digital Editions | APSB19-04
Bulletin ID Date Published Priority
APSB19-04 January 08, 2019 3


Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Digital Editions. This update resolves an important vulnerability.  Successful exploitation could lead to information disclosure in the context of the current user.

Affected product versions

Product Version Platform
Adobe Digital Editions 4.5.9 and below   Windows, macOS, iOS and android  


Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:

Product Version Platform Priority Availability



 Adobe Digital Editions








 Windows  3 Download Page
 macOS  3 Download Page
 iOS  3 iTunes
 Android  3 Playstore


  • Customers can download the update from the Adobe Digital Editions download page, or utilize the product’s update mechanism when prompted.
  • For more information, please reference the release notes.

Vulnerability details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Numbers
Out of bounds read Information Disclosure Important CVE-2018-12817


Adobe would like to thank Jaanus Kääp of Clarified Security for reporting these issues and for working with Adobe to help protect our customers.